A detailed look at the US startups that raised the largest venture capital startup funding rounds in 2018.
Today, we take a look at the 14 companies that have raised the largest startup funding rounds in Los Angeles in 2018 using some data from our friends at Crunchbase. In addition to the dollar amount, we have included a brief description, industry, round type, total equity funding raised, and funding round details. Lastly, in order to […]
It’s helpful when pitching venture capital firms to understand the mechanics of how the venture fund itself works. This will often give you an inside glimpse as to the motivations of the partners as well as how to understand the goals of venture capital firms overall.
The inspiration behind FactoryFour was the byproduct of the innovation from a non-profit that was manufacturing orthopedic treatment in the foothills of Himalayas. Drawing on the founder’s experience, FactoryFour streamlines archaic manufacturing processes by replacing legacy, fragemented software and spreadsheets with a unifying, real-time system of record that is easy to use, highly customizable, and […]
Today, I take a look at the state of venture capital and seed funding during the month of August nationally. Analyzing some publicly available data from our friends at CrunchBase, we break down the aggregate statistics for all funding deals by stage of funding (Seed, Series A, Series B, and Series C+) including mention of notable rounds. 30 Second […]
Armed with some data from our friends at CrunchBase, I broke down the largest LA startup funding rounds during the month for October 2018. I have included some additional information as well such as industry and brief funding description, to further the analysis for the state of venture capital in LA. For the purposes of this analysis only completed […]
We recently had our mid-year internal review of our funds. In going through our many investments, one factor that emerged was that we have three fundamental “flavors” of investments. We found that we actually use slightly different language when we discuss each of these investment flavors, because our perspective and expectations of the companies are distinctly different.
The US container industry is estimated to be ~$10B but it still operates utilizing archaic, outdated methods. LA startup Dray Alliance changes that by digitizing the container industry with its on-demand platform that allows shippers to instantaneously find drivers for freight shipments. Integrated with AI functionalities, Dray Alliance provides full transparency and information so that drivers can […]
Have you ever been waiting for your order at a restaurant and all the sudden mayhem erupts behind the counter as takeout orders pour in from apps like Grubhub and Seamless? It’s a chaotic sight, to say the least. LA startup Ordermark tackles this challenge for restaurant owners by directing all incoming orders onto a […]